Door County’s top regional entertainment venue, the Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek rolls out a captivating variety of entertainment that includes…
Starring in Jimmy Stewart: A Humorous Look at His Life
Known for his uncanny ability to mimic over 200 A-list Hollywood celebrities and politicians, Rich Little is perhaps the best impersonator America has ever known. In this delightful journey through the golden years of the silver screen, Little will play a multitude of parts, walking through a lifetime of conversations between Jimmy Stewart and his famous friends, including Jack Benny, Humphrey Bogart, Clark Gable, and Cary Grant.
Sunday, May 30 7:00pm
Mountain Heart with Opening Act Lynn Gudmundsen
With their unmatched energy and stunning instrumental skills, the six members of Mountain Heart offer a captivating stage show like no other. These Grammy-winning performers combine elements of rock, jam band, country, blues, jazz, and bluegrass music to produce a high-energy sound that is at once fresh, accessible, and unmistakable. Joining Mountain Heart will be Lynn Gudmundsen, Door County fiddler extraordinaire, and friends, who packed the Auditorium with a Fireside Concert last January.
Sunday, June 20 7:00pm
Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain, and Edgar Meyer
Astonishing Musical Wizardry
Individually, Béla Fleck (on banjo), Zakir Hussain (on Indian tabla drums), and Edgar Meyer (on string bass) are virtuosos, each unmatched in his instrumental skill. Together, they form a powerhouse trio, blending classical, bluegrass, and world music in a captivating evening of genre bending and musical wizardry. The Los Angeles Times raves that Fleck, Hussain, and Meyer’s innovative combinations of American roots and Indian classical music “make alchemical gold.”
Tuesday, June 29 8:00pm
John Hiatt with The Combo
Rocker, Bluesman, Wordsmith
Equal parts rocker, bluesman, and wordsmith, John Hiatt has spent more than 30 years on the Americana music scene and now brings to the Auditorium his vibrant brand of heartland-soaked roots-rock. His songs, known for their finely rendered details and memorable melodies, have been made famous by artists like Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt, and Bob Dylan, but hearing Hiatt’s passionate, gravelly renditions of his own songs (backed by all-star band The Combo) is an extraordinary experience, not to be missed.
Monday, July 5 8:00pm
Julian Hagen and Friends
Songs of Life and Love
Julian Hagen has spent a lifetime making music, and it shows—in the wise grain of his voice, in the depth of his lyrics, in the ease of his guitar work, and in the warmth and grace of his live shows. For this performance, the fourth-generation Washington Islander will be joined by an incredibly talented backup band (including Eric Lewis, Lynn Gudmundson, Hanss Christian and Woody Mankowski) as he presents favorites from his new CD, How Things Change and old gems, all with the distinct flavor of Door County.
Saturday, July 10 8:00pm
Musical Force of Nature
Joan Baez is a musical force of nature whose influence on contemporary roots music is incalculable. The soaring soprano and political passion she unleashed at the 1959 Newport Folk Festival have remained constants on the American folk music scene ever since, coming to epitomize an entire generation of music. Fifty years later, Baez’s sense of musical and social integrity has not flagged, making her live performances more powerful than ever.
Friday, July 16 8:00pm
Tradition with a Twist
Ever since they began playing music together in their East Los Angeles high school, the five members of legendary band Los Lobos have blended traditional Mexican folk music with elements of blues, rockabilly, and jazz to create a sound entirely their own. Thirty years and three Grammys later, Los Lobos remain as compelling as ever, staying firmly rooted in tradition even as they find ways to break new and fertile musical ground.
Friday, July 23 8:00pm
The Machine Performs Pink Floyd
Tribute to a Classic
Internationally acclaimed band The Machine travels the world carrying on the legacy of English rock band Pink Floyd, while at the same time creating a legacy of their own. The Machine’s knack for recreating Pink Floyd’s music is remarkable (The Village Voice calls them “dead-on”), and their innovative jamming and elaborate light displays lend a new, contemporary edge to Pink Floyd’s classic repertoire.
Saturday, July 31 8:00pm
A Modern Celtic Phenomenon
From their modest beginnings as a pub band in California, Gaelic Storm has grown into an international phenomenon, playing their unique blend of Celtic music to millions of people in just over ten years. Ever since being featured as the steerageclass band in the blockbuster film Titanic, Gaelic Storm has wowed fans with their dynamic live performances, including upbeat vocals, rousing dance tunes, haunting Celtic ballads, and infectious madcap humor.
Sunday, August 15 8:00pm
A Voice of Fiery Grace
Since releasing her debut album in 2006, Brandi Carlile has been wildly successful in the U.S. and beyond, winning countless fans with a voice that swings gracefully between the gentle twang of Patsy Cline and the ragged fire of Janis Joplin. A young songwriter with lyrical and vocal depth beyond her years, Carlile has collaborated with musicians like T Bone Burnett, the Indigo Girls, and Elton John, making her one of the fastest-rising stars on the American folk-rock scene.
Sunday, August 22 8:00pm
Three Redneck Tenors
A Roll icking Musical Adventure
Join Billy Bob, Billy Joe, and Billy Billee as they mix NASCAR with Beethoven, lite beer with Puccini and even kick up a little dust with “Ave Maria Dixie.” You’ll travel with our three redneck cousins from their modest beginnings in Paris, Texas (where they discover that belting out a high C causes pigs to move faster) all the way to their triumphant debut at New York’s Carnegie Hall.
Sunday, September 5 7:00pm
The Lettermen Christmas
A Stroll Down Memory Lane
This holiday season, the legendary Lettermen will take audiences for a lovely stroll down memory lane without ever having to go out in the cold! Featuring their trademark three-part harmonies, The Lettermen will treat listeners to a heartwarming performance of their biggest hits of the past 40 years, as well an enchanting array of holiday tunes, new and old.
Friday, November 26 7:00pm
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